Monthly Archives: September 2013

CYCLING ACROSS MASSACHUSETTS: Connecting With Nature, and Why We Need Urban Greenways

TweetI love cities.  They are the engines of our nation’s energy, diversity, cultural opportunities, social interaction, and entrepreneurial vibrancy.  Cities are where most of our population lives and where most of our economic growth originates.   Cities are the base from … Continue reading

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IF VEHICLE MILES TRAVELED IS DECLINING, WHY DOES TRAFFIC KEEP GETTING WORSE

TweetOur roads feel more congested than ever.  It takes forever to get down Mass Avenue across Boston or Cambridge.  Memorial Drive, near where I live, is now backed up starting at about 4pm and continuing until nearly 7!  Route 93 … Continue reading

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SNOW REMOVAL ON BIKE LANES; SEAPORT TRAFFIC JAMS

TweetPREPARING FOR SNOW:  WHEN SHOULD BIKE LANES GET PRIORITY? Most municipalities and most state agencies have carefully negotiated lists of which streets get plowed clear of snow in what priority order.  First priority usually goes to busy highways and arterials, … Continue reading

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